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Americans More Likely To Believe In Big Foot Than To Have Confidence In Congress

Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

A small minority of Americans believe in aliens, but it's more than triple the number who have a "great deal" of confidence in Congress. Graphic...

Christian Leaders Condemn Kenya's New Polygamy Law

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 05.04.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Christian clergy fear that a new marriage law signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday (April 29) will tear families apart a...

Polygamy Is Now Legal In Kenya

AP | Posted 04.30.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a bill that legalizes polygamous unions and opens the door for men to marr...

Polygamist Sect Leader Warren Jeffs Hospitalized

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

Warren Jeffs, the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has been moved to Hospital Galveston according to his Texa...

One Wife I'll Always Be: That's Why Polygamy Is Not for Me

Jenny Triplett | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Jenny Triplett

What would you do if our husband decided to take another wife? Yes, that is the question. That has been the elephant in many of rooms in which I have had a presence. Yes, I have been asked this question more times than Jay Leno has retired.

Man With 69 Kids And 12 Wives Is Dragged To Divorce Court

Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce

A Zimbabwaen businessman with 69 kids may have one less thing to juggle soon -- one of his 12 wives has asked for a divorce. Sixty-one-year old Pe...

'I Thanked My Father For Molesting Me'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

Some of the secrecy surrounding one of the nation's most well-known polygamist churches has been unearthed. Flora Jessop, an ex-member of the Fundamen...

The First Ever Polygamist Flash Mob!

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Flash mobs come in every shape, size and variety you can imagine. From a grocery store flash mob to an awesome Thanksgiving flash mob to a marriage p...

Why I Think Arguing About Gay Marriage as a Slippery Slope to Polygamy Is a Bad Idea

Derek Penwell | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Derek Penwell

Since I have long been an advocate of same-gender marriage, I guess my friend believed that this Utah case about polygamy would reveal the lack of consistency in my argument, showing me to be another one of those crazy libertines whose morality is probably made up on the fly.

In One State, A Man In A Same-Sex Marriage May Wed A Woman, Too

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

By Eric M. Johnson Dec 18 (Reuters) - A man already married to another man in a state that permits same-sex marriage could wed a woman...

Are Polygamy Bans Unconstitutional?

Adam Winkler | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Adam Winkler

Is it time to rethink the longstanding ban on plural marriage? While the ability to choose one's sexual partners is an important element of constitutionally protected privacy, polygamy has long been associated with unique harms

Utah Governor Expresses Concern Over Polygamy Ruling

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has expressed concern over a federal judge's ruling that struck down key parts of Utah's polygamy laws, sayi...

Judge Sides With Reality TV Star On Controversial Polygamy Law

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

(Adds reaction from TV star and others) By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY, Dec 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge stru...

Gay Marriage: Good; Polyamory: Bad.

Eli Lehrer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Gay marriage is increasingly accepted precisely because its results, to date, have been good for society. Polyamory on a large scale would have negative short-term results and that's a good reason to think it's just not going to happen.

Meet TV's Newest Polygamous Family

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 11.16.2013 | TV

SALT LAKE CITY — Brady Williams has five wives, 24 children but no organized religion. The newest polygamous family from Utah on reality TV con...

Why Some British Muslim Professionals Are Choosing To Be Second Wives

www.thedailybeast.com | Posted 08.07.2013 | Religion

Aisha laughs out loud at the thought of how her colleagues and clients would react if they knew she shares a husband. The laughter makes her loose hij...

Will Polygamy Have Its Day in the Sun?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Victor M. Feraru

What do a German man and two country boys have in common? The short answer: a polygamous marriage of sorts -- and more interestingly yet, they do not approve of gay marriage.

Michael McAuliff

Congressman: Polygamy Laws No Longer Justifiable

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's decision finding the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional opens the door to legalized bigamy and polygamy, conse...

Relationships: It's a Matter of Choice

Andreea Nica | Posted 08.27.2013 | TV
Andreea Nica

The morality of having multiple partners, specifically where there is one man for multiple women, will always be in question. One recurring statement that is heard around these relational issues is: "It's their choice."

Jason Linkins

Ken Cuccinelli Warns Gay Marriage Will Lead To Polygamy Because This Is A Day That Ends With 'Y'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican candidate for governor, co-authored an amicus brief with Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoelle...

Happy Father's Day: Polygamists

Andreea Nica | Posted 08.16.2013 | New York
Andreea Nica

During this Father's Day, dads will experience praise and honor for their dedication to their respective families. Do polygamist fathers receive more or less praise for their contributions?

MMA Fighter Goes On SHOCKING Gay Marriage Rant On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Josh Thomson took to his Facebook page on June 10 to pose a controversial question, "Should you be allowed to marry w...

Why I Believe Monogamy's No Longer Feasible

Mandy Fox-Raynor | Posted 07.17.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Fox-Raynor

Inside of me, there is a loving wife and a wanton lover. If I'm being honest, I think and desire things that don't necessarily fit neatly into the model of marriage as it stands today.

What You Can't Miss This Week

Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue MOVIES "The Great Gatsby" Nearly 40 years have passed since Robert Redford wooed Mia Farrow in the cinematic adaptat...

Were Our Ancestors Sexually Promiscuous?

Posted 04.02.2013 | Books

Adapted from Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live by Marlene Zuke. Copyright © 2013 by Marlene Zuk. Used wit...